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Project Sponsor Completion Date Benefit to Campus

Banner: Access request form

Information Technology Services/Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

January 2018

Increases the security of student information by better regulating user access to Banner

Endpoint management strategy

Information Technology Services

January 2018

Increases the security, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and compliance of UT-owned computers via the development of a unified deployment and support plan

Audiovisual technologies: GEB A102

UTHSC

February 2018

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

Information Security training framework – Phase II (existing employees)

Information Technology Services

February 2018

Reduces institutional risk by increasing the efficiency and completion rate of the annual training required for all UTHSC members

Audiovisual technologies: GEB A103

UTHSC

March 2018

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

Audiovisual technologies: Pharmacy conference rooms (Memphis – Pharmacy Building, 6th floor)

UTHSC

March 2018

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

Banner: Axiom data-capture solution (PTCAS)

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

April 2018

Increases data integrity by reducing the manual data entry currently required for inputting information from electronic admissions applications into Banner

New Plough Center: Technical infrastructure

Plough Center

April 2018

Establishes networking, telecommunications, audio/videoconferencing capabilities, and computing/printing resources for new facility

Audiovisual technologies: GEB A104

UTHSC

May 2018

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

Audiovisual technologies: GEB A202

UTHSC

May 2018

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

Audiovisual technologies: GEB A203

UTHSC

May 2018

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

Audiovisual technologies: Simulation Building (Memphis)

UTHSC

June 2018

Facilitates the university’s clinical simulation missions and goals for students’ educational experiences

Thin clients replacement

College of Dentistry

June 2018

Enhances patient care with the installation of faster devices for accessing patient data

Malware/anti-virus protection (product: Carbon Black)

Information Technology Services

July 2018

Increases the reduction of malware via new-generation, behavior-based detection functionality

Banner INB: Upgrade to version 9

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

August 2018

Provides a more user-friendly interface as well as added flexibility and functionality to the student information system

FileMaker server and client software upgrade to version 16

Information Technology Services

August 2018

Maintains security and increases functionality by updating server software to latest version

Library home page redesign

Library

August 2018

Enhances patron usability of the library home webpage across multiple device sizes and functions

Plan of study and student projection application (temporary solution)

College of Nursing

August 2018

Enhancement

UTHSC TV and Adobe Presenter transition to MediaSite

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

August 2018

Transitions teach and learning videos to a more efficient viewing and storage system

Audiovisual technologies: Dentistry videoconferencing room (Nashville – St. Thomas Hospital)

UTHSC

September 2018

Technical Infrastructure

Audiovisual technologies: GEB A304

UTHSC

September 2018

Technical Infrastructure

Immunizations compliance software implementation (Verified Credentials)

University Health Services/Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

September 2018

New Initiative

Project Sponsor Estimated Completion Project Category Benefit to Campus

2018 ITS Technology Fair

Information Technology Services

November 9, 2018

Technical Infrastructure

Increases UTHSC community’s awareness of available and upcoming campus technologies and ways in which they are being used or could be applied (NOTE: This year’s fair will be held on November 9.)

Banner: Axiom data-capture solution (NursingCAS)

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

November 2018

New Initiative

Reduces the manual data entry currently required for inputting information from electronic applications into Banner

Computer permissions strategy

Information Technology Services

November 2018

New Initiative

Increases the security of UT-owned computing resources and facilitates customers’ ability to access the software they need and do work

Data protection framework

Information Technology Services

November 2018

New Initiative

Increases the security of UTHSC data by standardizing the approach for implementing systems that will create, process, store, and output protected health information

Hyland OnBase document management system – Admissions implementation only

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

November 2018

New Initiative

Replaces the current Nolij document management system to ensure data security and integrity and also automate paper-based processes

Audiovisual technologies: Installation of new videoconferencing infrastructure (i.e., “bridge”)

UTHSC

September 2018

Technical Infrastructure

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

axiUm upgrade

College of Dentistry

December 2018

Enhancement

Increases the security and functionality of the dental patient record system

Blackboard server migration

UTHSC

December 2018

Enhancement

Increases Blackboard’s availability to users by eliminating the need to shut down the Blackboard service when updating the software

New Plough Center: Manufacturing systems validation

Plough Center

December 2018

New Initiative

Implements and ensures regulatory compliance of software and computer systems used in the drug-manufacturing process

Urology database

Department of Urology

December 2018

New Initiative

Increases the usability and functionality of an application that tracks patient cases and diagnoses for research purposes

Website: Surplus property exchange

Purchasing Services/Surplus

December 2018

New Initiative

Facilitates more cost- and time-efficient re-purposing of university assets via an online direct-exchange method

Transcript update: Integration with National Student Clearinghouse

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

Fall 2018

Enhancement

Significantly reduces the cost and effort of producing and delivering transcripts

Audiovisual technologies: Pharmacy classrooms and offices (new Nashville site)

UTHSC

January 2019

Technical Infrastructure

Facilitates the university’s clinical simulation missions and goals for students’ educational experiences

Banner: Axiom data-capture solution (OTCAS)

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

December 2018

New Initiative

Reduces the manual data entry currently required for inputting information from electronic applications into Banner

Project Sponsor Benefit to Campus

Asset inventory

Information Technology Services

Enables the accurate tracking, replacement, and support of university-owned IT equipment

Audiovisual technologies: Audiology and Speech Building (Knoxville)

UTHSC

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

Audiovisual technologies: Crowe/Nash/Mooney classroom lab renovation (Memphis)

UTHSC

Facilitates distance education and a variety of other teaching, learning, and business productivity objectives and methods

Banner: Database upgrade

Information Technology Services

Maintains the security of the database software on which the student information system is built

Banner: Integration with electronic academic catalog

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

Ensures course information listed in Banner matches what is in the Acalog academic catalog management system, thereby providing more accurate and consistent-looking data across university publications, systems, and websites

Banner: 1990-1992 transcripts solution

Information Technology Services

Increases data security and efficiency by migrating student data from an outdated system so that system can be decommissioned

Campus security: Emergency Operations Center and Campus Police video walls

Office of Executive Vice Chancellor

Strengthens campus safety efforts by increasing visibility of physical spaces for safety officers

Campus security: New digital media signage system

Office of Executive Vice Chancellor

Strengthens campus safety efforts by replacing current digital media signage system with one that integrates with and can be controlled by the UTHSC emergency notification system

Campus security system: Security camera upgrade (Phase I)

Office of Executive Vice Chancellor

Strengthens campus security efforts by developing a clear, intentional strategy for locating security cameras in ~10 main campus buildings and installing cameras in the identified areas

Clerkship scheduler upgrade

College of Medicine

Updates the current clerkship scheduler to meet student and administrator needs; streamlines the process for adding clerkship schedules into Banner

Desktop virtualization strategy

Information Technology Services

Increases the security, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and compliance of UT-owned computers via the development of a unified deployment and support plan

Encryption software: Phase I (laptops)

Information Technology Services

Protects UTHSC data in the case of computer theft or loss

Event planning software

Special Events

Facilitates efficient and timely management of UTHSC internal and community events

Hyland OnBase document management system – for multiple units

To be determined

Replaces the current Nolij document management system to ensure data security and integrity and also automate paper-based processes

Multi-factor authentication

Information Technology Services

Increases the security of UTHSC data and computing resources by requiring additional methods of user identity verification other than just a password

Safety training system

Campus Safety

Facilitates physical safety of campus members and visitors

Project Sponsor Benefit to Campus

Apple device management (Casper)

Information Technology Services

Facilitates the management and security of the university’s network, computers, and other computing resources

Application inventory

Information Technology Services

Supports IT Security efforts by facilitating agile and accurate information updates on applications residing on UTHSC servers

Banner: Implementation of Axiom data-capture solution (Modules 7-11)

Academic, Faculty, and Student Affairs

Reduces the manual data entry currently required for inputting information from electronic applications into Banner

Bristol, TN, dental clinic IT setup

College of Dentistry

Expands college’s clinical reach; provides additional rotation site for dental students

CFR grants database application

Corporate and Foundation Relations Office

Provides more efficient means for documenting, reporting on, and facilitating faculty/staff searches for corporate and private giving opportunities

Disabilities Services management application

Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion

Streamlines the processes of applying for, tracking, reporting, documenting, and assigning accommodations, which facilitates student success, retention, and graduation

DSM/TMD patient management software

College of Dentistry

Implements electronic health record system that will securely house patient records and handle insurance claims

ExamSoft upgrade

Teaching and Learning Center

Maintains the integrity and security of high-stakes testing by upgrading the ExamSoft software to the latest version on all lab computers

Last Published: Nov 5, 2018